Using data points to fill a graphic with color

When dealing with graphs and plots, we will very likely need to fill colors in a graph to highlight an area or distinguish it from other shapes. You may know how to shade regular shapes, but what about irregular polygons and contours? You can do can this easily to any […]

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Graph Makeover: Where same-sex couples live in the US

The following map appeared in an article titled "Where Same-Sex Couples Live" in the Upshot section of The New York Times shortly after the US Supreme Court decision ruled that the Constitution grants the right to same-sex marriage throughout the US. The map coloring shows the proportion of same-sex couples […]

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Seeing differently with Beau Lotto

After a photo of “the Dress” went viral on the Internet this past February, JMP developer John Ponte wrote an entertaining and informative blog post, What color is The Dress? JMP can tell you! We had shared this blog post with Beau Lotto, neuroscientist, human perception researcher, and Director of […]

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How to create an axis break in JMP

I’ve been asked three times this year about how to make a graph in JMP with an axis break. Before I show how, I want to ask “Why?” The obvious answer to “Why?” is “to show items with very different values in one graph,” but that’s a little unsatisfying. I […]

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Did LeBron James step up his game in the playoffs?

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the NBA championship despite the best efforts of LeBron James. With the Cavaliers depleted by injuries (particularly to Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving), James was faced with carrying his team against a very talented and well-rounded Warriors team. And he […]

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How to combine Squarify and Split layouts with hierarchical Treemaps

In my previous blog post, I introduced you to a new layout algorithm for Treemaps in JMP, called Squarify. I explained how Split preserves the order of your data while Squarify orders the data by size. But what if you have data that is hierarchical? JMP can display hierarchical data in a […]

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A case study analyzing and visualizing ethanol fuel data

People have been producing ethanol for about 9000 years[i]. Ethanol is made using a fermentation process. The fermentation process converts sugars into ethanol using yeast. For most of history, the ethanol produced was for consumption purposes. In the last 35 years, there has been an increase in ethanol fuel use[ii]. […]

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Why are some dogs adopted faster than others?

Here at JMP, we love pets. So we were thrilled to hear that a young scientist used our software to explore data about pet adoptions from local animal shelters. The project is adorably titled "Furever Friends." How young is this scientist? She is 10 years old, and her name is […]

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New in JMP 12: Data Table support for images (part 2)

Author’s note: Today’s example applies to a map created in Graph Builder, but you can use this approach in the majority of platforms in JMP. In part one of this two-part series, I showed an example of the support for images in data tables in JMP 12. Today, I’ll show […]

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Using my muscle map as a selection filter for workout data

JMP 12 introduced the ability to create a selection filter, or a graph that filters other graphs in a report. I have used this feature quite a bit since its introduction, and I love the flexibility it provides! I hope you had a chance to see developer Dan Schikore's post […]

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